Dietitian - Diabetes at Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato, Waikato
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
Job Title: Senior Diabetes Dietitians – 1.5 FTE
Where you’ll be working: 26 Clarence Street and/or Waikato Hospital
The details: We have a total of 1.5 FTE senior dietitian vacancy in the specialty of diabetes spread across paediatric, adolescent, and adult services.
Salary details: PSA Allied, Public Health and Technical MECA + Kiwi saver
- An exciting and unique opportunity is available for two experienced senior dietitians to join the Diabetes Teams working across Paediatric, Youth & Young Adult, and Adult Services.
- These senior dietitian positions are seen as designated positions and salary will be banded at the appropriate senior level accordingly
Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity
These senior dietitian roles will involve having a number of patient clinics throughout the Waikato Region. You will be involved in education and training, as well as providing support and leadership to the Diabetes team.
Key responsibilities of the role:
• Work with children, adolescents, and adults (across two services) who have Type 1 Diabetes, complex Type 2 Diabetes, diabetes in pregnancy, chronic kidney disease, and other high risk diabetes related conditions and complications.
- Provide in depth education to those using continuous insulin pump therapy and other technical devices for diabetes management, as well as being an important member of the Pump Therapy Training Team commencing people with Type 1 diabetes on insulin pump therapy.
- Provide professional supervision and mentorship to new dietetic staff and peers, promote a supportive learning environment within the team, and take a leadership position at local and national levels.
- Deliver improved outcomes for people with diabetes through innovative service delivery and the development of practice and research.
(Please note position descriptions can only be viewed on the Te Whatu Ora, Waikato website.)
Ko o tatou painga | Our Benefits
- Work within a supportive environment focused on the development and growth of all our staff
- Work with a highly skilled multi-disciplinary team of staff
- Provide in-depth expert education and support to the wider community
Mōu | About you
Skills and experience you’ll need to be considered for the role:
- Minimum of 5 years’ experience as a dietitian
- Experience working with people with diabetes
- Annual Practicing Certificate
- Drivers licence
Mō tātou Ratonga | About our Service
Te Whatu Ora Waikato Regional Diabetes Service provides secondary level care to those within the Waikato Region. This expands as far as Coromandel, Taumarunui, Te Kauwhata and the Raglan coast. We have a large multi-disciplinary team and promote a positive approach to teamwork. We are committed to and support the learning and development of our staff to give the best possible care to our patients.
What does Te Whatu Ora, Waikato offer you?
Located in the heart of the mighty Waikato, Te Whatu Ora Waikato operates over a number of sites, Hamilton City our main campus and smaller community-based hospitals across our region. Hamilton City has easy access to beaches and mountains, so if your interests range from a host of water sports, mountain biking to vineyard lunches, the area has something for you right on your doorstep. To discover more about our stunning area, please click here.
- As part of our TWO family, you’ll benefit from learning and development opportunities to support your career progression.
- We offer flexible and agile working opportunities alongside your TWO benefits of generous annual leave entitlement and access to TWO staff discount schemes.
- We provide a range of health and wellbeing services to promote a healthy, happy workforce.
Why work for us?
- We’re committed to promoting inclusion and making sure all colleagues feel they belong. We encourage new colleagues from a diverse range of backgrounds to apply.
- As an employer, we aim to create a workplace where differences are valued and colleagues treat one another with dignity and respect.
- Greater diversity within our Te Whatu Ora family improves positive outcomes for the people and communities we serve.
Tō mātou whakahaere ki te tika, te rerekētanga, me te whai wāhi mai | Our commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion
We want to see the real you in your application and welcome the real you on board if you come and work with us. Skills are gained across many areas of life, not just in formal employment. If you can demonstrate the skills listed in the ad, but the experience was gained through whānau life, community or mahi aroha (volunteering) we encourage you to apply and share your story with us in your cover letter.
We particularly welcome applications from our diverse Māori, Pacific, disabled, and rainbow communities.
Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply
Please apply online as applications are unable to be accepted via email.
If you have any questions about the role please contact the Recruitment Team – Shivani.Kulkarni@waikatodhb.health.nz.health.nz
Closing date: 29 February 2024
Nau mai haere mai - Come join the team!
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
|Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand Waikato
|Permanent Part time
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